French Antiques

18th Century French Louis XVI Period Fountain / Lavabo in Walnut

A very elegant and in its original condition, 18th century French Louis XVI period lababo / fountain, mounted in the original carved walnut stand, with the original bottom demilune basin and underneath bucket and the top reservoir dressed with brass handles and a top lid embellished with decorative finials.
The pewter fountain is in very good condition with great patina. Originally this kind of fountains were used after mass for ceremonial washing and later used outside for hand washing.

Price

£1,900

Reference number

17502

Origin

France Louis XVI Period 18th Century

Measurements

Height: 178cm (70.1 inches)
Width: 58cm (22.8 inches)
Depth: 48cm (18.9 inches)

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